Clash over land dispute leaves 10 injured
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Poonch, Aug 7: At least ten persons sustained injuries in a violent clash, which broke out between two families over a land dispute, in Mendhar tehsil of Poonch district, official sources said on Sunday.
The clash broke out when one of the villagers Muhammad Sadiq was grazing his cattle on a disputed piece of land at Galota village in Harni area. His relative Muhammad Aziz objected to it and claimed that the land being disputed cannot be used.
“Both the families came face-to-face and entered into a violent clash using baton and stones leaving around ten persons wounded,” official sources said, adding a police team from the concerned police station rushed to the spot and tried to defuse the situation.
A senior police official said that the land on which both the parties claim their right is a government land.
He said that the injured were admitted in the hospital, while four seriously wounded were referred to the district hospital Rajouri.
Seriously wounded persons were identified as Muhammad Sadaq son of Baro Khan, Javed Ahmed, Sarfaraz Khan and Zamood Khan, all the residents of Galota village of Harni in Mendhar.
Police have registered case and have started investigation in the case.
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